Is Overthinking Limiting Your Spiritual Growth!

Living in the present, or overthinking?

Are you finding it hard to move forward in your personal and spiritual development because of all the overthinking?

Whether thinking of prince charming, your dream house, or what you’ll be doing this weekend, we all take part in overthinking in some sense.

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However, do you REALLY know the implications of all this overthinking?

Just like in fairy tales: to every good, there is evil. 

For the good “pondering”, there is the negative “overthinking”!

Overthinking is best categorized as Mini Mind Movies that are on repeat.

You create scenarios in your head, replaying them OVER AND OVER AGAIN.

This affect your decision making and how you live your life!

You play these scenarios out in our head of what you think would happen if you chose (blank) option, or said (blank) words.

When you take too long to make a decision, as simple as can be, you begin to overthink or play little “movies” in your head of what may happen if you did or did not chose a certain option.

It takes 5 seconds for your subconscious mind to make a decision before your conscious mind takes over, and the “mind movies” start playing.

Read here about how you can change your life in 5 seconds.

Now these mind movies, or over thinking, used to be very beneficial to our ancestors. 

When humans primary focus was survival, those mind movies would play out how different scenarios would pan out in order to choose the correct action that would guarantee survival.

Unfortunately, this behaviour of overthinking has been adopted into the modern world.

Thinking about the far future, your plans to have a family, travel, buy a property or start a new career are all healthy future thinking.

However, if any of your thoughts sound something like what’s listed below then it is unhealthy overthinking.

  1. if you’re going to say the wrong thing on a date

  2. mess up on an interview

  3. never get a job and live on the streets

  4. scared of driving to work because there is a chance of icy rain

Mini Mind Movies can creep up on you at the most random moments.  <